Patent: US patent: high-density digital memory manufacturing process (1999).
Young President Organization (YPO): Past member of three chapters.
Aviation: FAA certified commercial pilot & flight instructor.
Leadership and Organizational Change
MSAE, Aerospace Engineering
BSEE, Electrical Engineering
Aaron U. Levy (PhD)
Founder & CEO
Levy is the founder of Emerging Transformational Ventures: A strategic business development, R&D, Marketing and M&A
ventures partnership firm. The firm specializes in financial business modeling, organizational structuring and behavior,
marketing, and innovative product development.
At ETV, Dr. Levy developed a universal business simulation tool, www.revenuetool.com,
based on applications of "game theory," to simulate growth scenarios as the foundation for strategic business development
to achieve sustainable and profitable growth, applied to any industry.
The objective is to
engage professionals and experts in enabling transformational changes with sustainable sales growth.
A value driven visionary leader/CEO, an innovative technologist
and a published author with global operational experience, Dr. Levy started his career as a scientist/designer and rapidly
rose to lead as CEO, president, COO, director of several privately held and publicly traded technology firms, ranging
from early stage start up to multi-million dollar global firms. He designed, built and marketed innovative products such as
high speed cosmic rays detector, infrared & magnetic card readers, networking printing devices, software for electronic
forms and character recognition, and digital memory cards for portable applications. Dr. Levy led marketing
and global sales, research and development, manufacturing, financial and investment strategies, designed
organizational structures, established quality control procedures and process improvements, economic development programs,
presented plans in a futuristic film, and effectively executed strategies. These resulted in published sales increase
over 300%, achieved product gross margins as high as 90%, increased productivity by 1,600% by inventing a manufacturing
process, reduced operational costs by 52% and increase in share value by multiples.
Levy holds a PhD in management, specializing in leadership and organizational change, Masters and Bachelors of Science in
Engineering. A holder of a U.S patent for a manufacturing process, he authored a dissertation for his PhD
degree "Factors Influencing CEOs" (2010) & the book "Digital Printing" (2004). He was
elected to three Young President Organization (YPO) chapters, was a nominee
for Entrepreneur of the Year (E&Y, 98), and elected to honor societies Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Gamma Tau, and Eta Kappa Nu.
A U.S citizen, an internationalist, who grew
up in several countries, Dr. Levy was privileged to live in central Africa at an early age. He witnessed a government of native
people organized by observing his father’s diplomatic work and gained appreciation for
indigenous people, nature and love of the animal kingdom.Active in civic organizations, he now serves
on the Jane Goodall Institute's finance committee, founded by renowned
An avid aviator and a passionate teacher, Dr. Levy is also an FAA cetified
airline transport pilot & flight instructor for instrument multi-engine complex aircrafts. He
has trained several private and commercial pilots. A member of the US Masters swimming and Water Polo Associations,
Dr. Levy is a competitive swimmer qualified to compete at the national and world master swimming and water polo championships.
He resides in Southern California.